Tuesday COVID-19 Coverage: Parson calls for help from non-working medical professionals

6 days 4 hours 18 minutes ago Tuesday, July 28 2020 Jul 28, 2020 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM CDT July 28, 2020 in News
By: KOMU 8 Digital Staff

As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community. 

You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county. 

Previous coverage: 

Updates for Tuesday, July 28 will become available below: 

9:00 p.m.: Parson calls for health care workers help

The Missouri Disaster Medical Assistance Team is hiring part-time positions to support COVID-19 testing efforts. Gov. Parson retweeted SEMA and asked for help from medical professionals.

4 p.m.: 30 additional cases in Boone County 

The Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services reported 30 additional cases Tuesday afternoon via Facebook post.

There are now 1,090 cases in Boone County, 176 of which are currently active. 

30 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Boone County today, July 28. There have been a total of 1,090 cases recorded, 176...

Posted by Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

2 p.m.: Missouri announces new daily record of 1,773 additional cases 

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported an additional 1,773 cases in the state. There are currently 44,823 confirmed positive patients in Missouri.

Additionally, 12 deaths were reported within the last 24 hours. There have been a total of 1,213 COVID-19 related deaths in the state.

?? COVID-19 update for July 28: - 44,823 confirmed positive patients. - 1,213 Missourians lost to COVID-19. - 1,773...

Posted by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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